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  • Handybook: The Uber for house-hold chores  Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 11:51 AM ET

    Handybook is an on-demand service that allows users to book preapproved cleaners and handy workers. Oisin Hanrahan, Handybook co-founder & CEO, discusses the company's expansion and VC funding.

  • One Spark: Crowdfunding for startups  Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 5:20 AM ET

    Peter Rummell, chief founder of One Spark crowdfunding festival, says the aim of the event is for "bright young people" to realize that access to capital is possible for their startup ideas.

  • Can cleaning start-up Homejoy sweep up London?  Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 3:50 AM ET

    Adora Cheung, CEO of Homejoy, discusses her cleaning company and its expansion into the London market.

  • Inside Europe's wannabe Silicon Valleys Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 9:28 AM ET
    Silicon City, London

    “Silicon Allee” may not have the same ring as Silicon Valley, but California’s success has spawned would-be “Silicons” across Europe.

  • Hate chores? There's an app for that  Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 6:50 AM ET

    Chris Bergman, founder and CEO of ChoreMonster, explains how a free app could help transform doing mundane chores into a fun-filled experience for your kids.

  • Tech distress threatening IPO pipeline?  Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 11:42 AM ET

    Tony Florence, New Enterprise Associates partner, discusses how the momentum sell-off is affecting IPO's and venture capitalists.

  • Uber launches NYC pilot program UberRUSH  Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 6:51 AM ET

    Josh Mohrer, Uber New York general manager, explains how the new app allows for faster courier and messenger service in New York City.

  • Initiating a global entrepreneurial spirit  Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 3:32 PM ET

    Commerce secretary Penny Pritzker; fashion designer Tory Burch; and Zillow co-founder Richard Barton, discuss the launch of President Obama's new task force to develop the next wave of entrepreneurs.

  • Start-ups are making a killing off Obamacare Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 1:55 PM ET

    Investors have noticed that many digital health start-ups, unlike a lot of social-focused companies, are actually making money.

  • Fast-growing image-hosting site raises $40 million Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 10:42 AM ET
    Imgur wins the award for Best Bootstrapped Startup at the 7th Annual Crunchies Awards, Feb. 10, 2014, in San Francisco.

    They say a picture is worth a thousand words. For the social photo start-up Imgur, however, you might bump that up a few more figures.

  • Watch why this smart AC caught GE's eye  Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 8:21 AM ET

    Ben Kaufman, Quirky founder and CEO, and Garthen Leslie, "AROS" inventor, demonstrate how this reinvented air conditioner can predict household usage and save money.

  • Some see 'bad news' in tech M&A explosion Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 1:29 PM ET

    The flurry of recent M&A deals in Silicon Valley is being seen by some entrepreneurs and VC investors as a sign portending trouble.

  • Facebook gets 'breakup' post from scorned startup Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 11:19 AM ET

    All is fair in love and marketing. Including airing your grievances on your very public Facebook page.

  • SunCulture goes off the Wall Street grid  Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 4:58 PM ET

    SunCulture co-founders Samir Ibrahim and Charlie Nichols left Wall Street to start SunCulture, a company that provides solar powered drip irrigation to farmers in Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Emanuel reinventing Chicago's education  Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 8:36 AM ET

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, discusses his turnaround plan for Chicago schools.

  • Emanuel's advanced manufacturing plan  Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    That area is highly paid, highly skilled, and you can raise a middle-class family on those jobs, says Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, sharing his plan to produce more advance manufacturing jobs in Windy City.

  • How drunk are you?  Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 8:43 AM ET

    Your smartphone can tell you, says Charles Yim, Breathometer founder & CEO, explaining how his device allows people to check their BAC levels. This is more of a second reference point and not a replacement for good judgment, says Yim. And Kevin O'Leary, "Shark Tank" co-host explains how this device has changed behavior in his home and demonstrates how it works.

  • Get smart: Home tech aims to curb utility surge Saturday, 22 Mar 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    Interest is building around "smart" technology to help conserve energy and save money, but one study suggests consumers have been slow to catch on.

  • Invest in people, not businesses: VC  Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 10:42 AM ET

    "Our strategy is founder focused," says Ben Lerer, Thrillist Media Group CEO, in discussing how to pick a winning start-up and his successful investments.

  • Private equity pro: 'There may be some bubbles' Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 9:39 AM ET
    David Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group Co-Founder & Managing Director.

    Valuations may not make sense, but Silicon Valley's boom powers an industry unique to the US, Carlyle Group's CEO tells CNBC.